This Thursday at 12:30 the WB’s Africa Department will be hosting a discussion on ‘The Challenges of the Private Sector, Finance and Human Development in Africa.’ The main speaker will be Nkosana Moyo, managing partner of ACTIS, and the session will be chaired by Yaw Ansu, World Bank sector director for Human Development in Africa. For more information, or if you would like to attend, please contact Nana Konadu Afram-M’Bow, 202-473-3352.
Jeffrey Sachs on ‘Who beats corruption?’ Nothing terribly new, but nice and short. Some of you may enjoy.
The currents that will make the world a very different business environment in 2015 – according to Ian Davis, managing director of McKinsey & Co.:
Dominic Wilson and Roopa Purushothaman of Goldman Sachs dream about where the economies of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China) will be in 2050. Some projections: